Australian Association of Gerontology

Australian Association of Gerontology’s (AAG) is a not-for-profit membership-led organisation, structured as a company limited by guarantee. It is Trustee for the Australian Association of Gerontology Research Trust, as well as being the executive office for the International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics - Asia Oceania Region and the International Longevity Centre – Australia. AAG’s flagship publication, of which it is part owner, is the Australasian Journal on Ageing.

Australian Association of Gerontology’s (AAG) purpose is to improve the experience of ageing through connecting research, policy and practice.

The multidisciplinary nature of our association is one of our key strengths. With 1,300 members across every State and Territory in Australia, our members include researchers, aged care leaders, geriatricians, nurses, allied health professionals, policy makers, advocates for older people and others with expertise in ageing.

Members connect through forums, workshops, seminars, webinars and conferences, as well as through engaging in policy and advocacy initiatives through committees and special interest groups.

AAG receives funding from the Australian Government to inform and promote evidence informed policy and practice in ageing, aged care and dementia, and improve equity of access and outcomes for older people from diverse communities, as well as older Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and Communities.